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Choosing a expat health insurance plan

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]When choosing which health insurance you want to have, you have to look closely at the fine print of the policies to understand the type of protection that you are going to get. Then you have to compare the amount of coverage with the amount that you think you’ll need. If you are a person who requires a lot of medications then you will need health insurance, so that your prescription costs will be lower. If you don’t have ...

Permanent Health Insurance

When it comes to sickness cover, this is the ‘daddy’ of policies. The reason for this is that, as the name states, the cover is permanent. Think on the implications of that for a moment. It means that such a policy cannot be cancelled by the insurer if they have had enough of paying you each month. As an example, a few years ago, I visited the underwriting unit of the life assurance company I was tied to in the ...

Find the best expat health insurance for your needs

Care is always better than cure… this advise is marked for people relating to all groups of age. Life happens to exist in its full spirits with the well being of human body and soul. Carelessness to either of these can cause trouble to your existence. In order to have rather more secure mode of existence, people choose to get insured in their health. As it is well said that get your self prepared for the need before it arises ...

Cost-Effective Alternatives to Long-Term Health Insurance for Expats

In our families, we have elderly people who need continuous care and special treatment to maintain their health. Even in some cases, if not elderly then any member of our family falls sick and to give them extra care they require nursing assistance regularly. The emerging insurance package that offers an assisted living facility or a cost of a nursing home gives a great benefit to those who have more than sufficient financial endurance. As it reveals that it is ...

Is Short-Term Medical Insurance Plan Suitable for You or Not?

Life is a big gamble in itself. You are well at one moment and might encounter a mishap on very next. Nothing stays as you think it would be for much longer. This means that you need to be always cautious of your life style and your living patterns. Saving some amount of money in your account or having an extra piece of a good shoe pair gives a benefit to you and only you. The only matter that you ...

Expat Living in Dubai

Part of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai occupies a unique place in the Middle East when it comes to culture and tourism. Avoiding some of the strict traditions and regulations of its fellow Emirates, Dubai is considered to be one of the most progressive states in the region. Development here has grown at a tremendous pace over the last few years and this desert city is now one of the top holiday and business destinations in the region. As it ...

Expatriate Healthcare for Expats in Asia

Before coming to Asia one has to make the choice of what kind of services they would like to have for themselves. There are local hospitals which are affordable too and one can easily maintain a balance and can take the pains of giving bills to these hospitals but if you are looking for an extra treatment then they may fell short to your expectations and you have to move to other options like western medical establishments. On the other ...

Not Having Expat Health Insurance – Implications

This article is meant to show you the consequences of not having expat health insurance, a matter that should concern all those who are away from home and live in another country either alone or together with their family. Everybody is aware of the importance of health and the duty that we owe to us to look for the well being of our body. When you live abroad you should always take into account the most important aspect that help ...

Expat health insurance and medical cover: A key factor when financial planning

‘The notion that aid to the poor perpetuates them in their poverty, that it would be better socially to leave them to nature’s intended fate, continues to lurk in public and private thought. It is the unspoken excuse for passing the beggar with the outstretched hand.’ – JK Galbraith, A History of Economics. An area of financial planning that expats usually overlook and so do advisers is that of health insurance and medical cover. Sure, that statement depends on where ...